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Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm PST
jose city college campus police. they are conducting a campus widowed. police say officers are going from building to building looking for this reported shooter. the initial call came from one person who did not identify themselves. important thing that policement to say is they have not had any reports of shots fired. they have not had any reports of any victims reported. we've been talking to faculty members. they say that basically they are only going by the initial information they were given by campus police that there is a search going on for a possible gunman. they say the scene is hectic but everyone is staying pretty calm. at this point it's been going on for a little while. they say they haven't had anything really new to report except for just waiting to see what happens. one thing that one of the faculty members pointed out to me was that just a couple of months ago they had an active shooter training session involving local police and law enforcement and the campus police. in terms of faculty and people knowing what to do in case of this kind of an emergency. so they say
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
around usually visiting a number of cities. >> reporter: two weeks ago thieves smashed windows at the macy's and made off with hundred hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry. some told us they're not surprised. >> with things happening nowadays nothing surprises me any more. everyone and everybody is doing something. >> reporter: >> reporter: now concord police aren't saying much about this latest burglary, but they do want witnesses to step forward. you can just call them or send them an electronic message. they're looking forward to hearing from the public on this crime. live in concord tonight, sal castaneda. >> the santa clara district attorneys office released a statement. this video we're showing you here is meant to educate the public on what the da calls an i crime epidemic. the use of an app that helps you find your device if it's steelen. it advises people to get help from a law enforcement agency. >> breaking news now where police are investigating a bank robbery. it happened at a u.s. bank branch which is not far from east 14th street and only a couple of blocks
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Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
city and also into east bay. we'll take a closer look at it coming up on this last system. second hour of the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's wednesday, december 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve is here. we've been watching a lot of our live pictures. rain is coming down pretty steady. >> some rain, some no rain at all. things are lighting up. things have been picking up kind of steady around san francisco, and birkly. you can see that line right there. the heaviest looks to be daly city and san francisco. we'll take a closer look at this in five minutes. >>> let's take a live look at the lafayette this is highway 24. you can see traffic moving pretty well there westbound as you make your way to the caldecott tunnel. it is pretty wet out there. we got a lot of puddles. definitely take it easy. this is a look at highway 237. traffic is flowing well in both directions. let's head back to the desk. >>> there is new information in the fatal shooting of a bicyclist. the victim was shot and killed
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Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
city layed out the new time line for the work to fill a massive sink hole that opened up earlier this month. cc myer who is noted for his quick fixes of road work will complete the work. officials say there will be some disruptions. >> meaning noise, meaning disruption in traffic flow. >> the money will come from the state, or from the city's rainy day fund. cc myers they also came to the rescue after the mcarthur mays collapse. a gas tanker truck overturned spilling gas and bursts into flames. the heat weakened the roadway which then collapsed. myers won the contract and he beat his own deadline by over a month. because of that his company earned a $5 million bonus for completing the work early. the five day connector reopened a month before the deadline. >>> traffic was blocked on skyline boulevard in daily city early this morning as rescue crews pulled a man from a car that went right over the hillside. the chp got the call about 4:30 this morning after the car went off the road near olympic way and traffic ended up being blocked for about two hours. the man had serious injuri
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Dec 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
one city prepped for the worst. >> reporter: we found pacifica cleaning up storm drains this afternoon. they installed a trash capture device on the top of the drain that workers monitor before and after storms. we want to make sure the stuff doesn't wash down into the storm drain and go out into the ocean. >> reporter: they have a plan for this weekend and christmas week. >> talking about who was going a be available, what crews will be called first. >> reporter: across the peninsula at sfo they aren't sure they will make it to whisk because of the storm -- to wisconsin because of the storm. >> we have reservations already. >> reporter: this canceled flights throughout the mid- west. sfo is bracing for big holiday crowds tomorrow. >> the forecast is for rain, we will see if mother nature has that in store for us. >> reporter: they are realistic travelers. >> nothing else you can do. can't change the weather. >> reporter: 130,000 travelers expected -- travelers are expected in and out of san francisco tomorrow. it is the bizzest travel day. -- busiest travel day. jade hernandez, ktvu c
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Dec 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
still under investigation. >>> in union city a tow truck triggered a multi car crash. the drive lost control, hit two other cars and crashed into the center divide. traffic was slow going for a while. >>> two people hospitalized after a crash this morning. it happened about 9:00 a.m. this morning. a classic car collided with a why sedan. officials say two people injured were taken to the hospital. one person was seriously injured. the cause of the accident is under investigation. >>> california law enforcement is reporting an uptick in drunk driving arrests. 1,170 people were arrested for dui statewide compared to 980 in 2011. and 39 people died compared to 14 last year. in the bay area, 165 people people were arrest -- people were arrested. last year 188 arrests were made and no fatalities. they will beef up patrols again friday through tuesday. >>> the man who commanded -- general norman schwarzkopf has died. he commanded the u.s.-led international coalition that drove saddam hussein's forces out of kuwait in 1991. he retired in 1992. he rejected calls to run for office. he was 78
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Dec 18, 2012 12:00pm PST
. further investigation has revealed that the car may have actually been stolen from redwood city. and investigators believe that the thief or thieves were after iphones or i pats at the store. nor smash and grab to tell you about, this one happened on sunday at radio shock in walnut creek just a few miles from here. we spoke to the store manager offcamera saying the thieves got a crowbar and used that but they didn't get anything because the glass is shatter proof. the store has been hit at least seven times by thieves this year alone. and they're looking at improving security measures at ta store as well as this -- at that store as well as this location as well. including placing security cameras at different locations. it is too early by investigate torious say these are related but it is something where these types of crimes happen around the holidays. investigators will continue to look at any surveillance camera footage. live in concord, brian floores cbs 5 eyewitness news. >>> oakland police confirm three people are under arrest in the shooting deaths of two teenaged girls. ktvu
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
because the supreme court has said they will hear arguments. >> today at city hall t confidence level of all of us is high. >> city attorney who joinsed the battle against prop eight said he's excited about the challenge. >> come summertime we're l we'll be on the right side of history. >> supporters say the court order gives them a chance at a fair hearing. >> these bad judges in california, they have to be overruled and corrected and i'm very pleased what the supreme court has said that they'll take the face the high court's announcement comes at a time when the public opinion appears to be changing. after the election, nine states have authorized same sex marriage. still at issue are benefits but the supreme court says they will also determine whether the government can deny benefits they took a federal case and a state case, it's going to be the big constitutional question. >> this law professor says if there's a swing vote o on the court, it's justice roberts. >> he's from a different generation. he's in a cultural sense, he's working with talented gay lawyers his entire ca
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Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
can park for free in oakland. the city has been offering free parking every saturday since thanksgiving. the goal was to boost the city's small businesses by letting shoppers park for free. there will be no charge to park at all city run meter spaces in four city owned garages. driver also get free parking for two hours. >>> and the first sunday of the new year marked a new era in san francisco. no more free parking there. all meters in the city will be enforce from noon until six. the city said paid parking is necessary because commercial districts are now just as busy on sundays as on saturdays. meters in tourist areas already charge seven days a week. >> tonight the wariers play their final game of the year when they host the celtics. the warriors now 20-10 with their win over the 76ers last night is the first time they have won 20 games before new year's day since 1980. last night david lee finished with 25 points and 12 boards, their first game of the new year will be against the hottest team in the nba, the clippers. >> the warning being issued to people hitting the s
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Dec 5, 2012 5:00am PST
hours. we'll tell you whether weather this is happening in the city -- tell you where this is happening in the city and why this is happening. >>> time now for the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day middle of the week. it's wednesday december 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. steve says little drizzly out there. will it last most of the day? >> right rain. there has been a little heavier out toward hercules. it's coming through. but again this is far weeker than anything we have seen. but still rain is here. but overall this is a much weaker system we will get rain throughout the day. we'll take a closer look at this rain. >>> this is a look at highway 24 through lafayette. and 880 near the oakland coliseum traffic is moving pretty well. it is wet out there. we do have an accident we want to tell you about coming up in a couple minutes. let's head back to the desk. >>> topping our news this morning police in berkeley are still on the scene where a bicyclist was shot and killed outside of a m
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Dec 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
know about this is it supplies bay area cities with drinking water. but before this, there was a beautiful place that looked so much like yosemite it was called the counter part of yosemite. it was a public treasure like its sister valley. city officials felt san francisco was paying too much and when they announced the plan to turn this in a water supply, john muir was outraged. >> no denying san francisco needs water, but you don't need to destroy a national park. >> they saw nothing wrong this and neither did san francisco's mayor. the environmentalist lost the battle and work began on the railroad that would take the supplies there. and they worked on a system to bring the water in to san francisco. it is an impressive system looked at today. this is just a portion of the eight-mile spanning. it relies on gravity, going through a ten-mile tunnel through a drop into the pipe and into the first of two power plants. the big drop turns the turbine and the water going back to make a big drop and generates more at the power plant and then on the to big city. never does the water ha
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Dec 9, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >>> friends gathered in antioch to remember that city's latest homicide victim. >> reporter: shot, in his car, in front of his own house. police need tips. they want witnesses. this is a neighborhood full of apprehension. a cluster of candles burn on a dark street. but those who light them don't linger long. nervous, says one man, who shrugs off any fear. >> i want somebody to care about me. he was a good man. >> reporter: he's talking about 43-year-old aaron williams, so the to death just before 11:00 last night. >> what pisses me off is nobody wants to get involved. >> reporter: williams was shot twice. sitting in his car outside his home on banyon way. the circumstances and motive, still murky. in this neighborhood where shootings aren't entirely shocking, people were startled the man in the ambulance was william. >> i never thought it was going to happen to him. because he was a good guy. kind of surprising. >> he had a great personality. he liked to fish. every day, we'd talk about fishing. >> reporter: this neighbor, a local pastor said williams was a sanitation worker out on di
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Dec 2, 2012 10:00pm PST
inconvenience. for residents out of town. likely the city will not rush into a repair and, instead, engine a long-lasting improvement for this creek. a trash rack that will not clog as easily. >> it is not an easiy fix. >> no. we are hoping it is quick. i have teenagers that want to take showers. >> reporter: ona few homes are without water. one without gas. so, it is a small scale outage but a big 20 foot sinkhole. a lesson that trash, scrap wood and furniture does not belong in a backyard creek. the next step tomorrow is to dig the debris out of the creek and secure the hole. we are live in lafayette. ktvu channel 2 news. >> meantime, in pittsburg, people on the scene said there were more than 2 dozen motorists that ended up with nat tires after hitting the pothole, including a family that were on their way to see the raiders game. >> we hit a pothole and our air bags went off. so i got out to check the tires and they were blown. >> cal transsent out a crew to re-- caltrans sent out a crew to repair the road. >>> we are live to see the damage the floodwaters left behind. >> healthyy, the m
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Dec 5, 2012 9:00am PST
city council voted to stop displaying the union flag. loyalists were upset about it. about 1,000 of them tried to storm the city council building. >> it must have been a highly contested issue to have almost a split vote within the city council as it was. people must have been paying close attention and then to have this much violence is shocking. >> city council members were saying this is not the image. police are saying we could have shut the city down but did not expect this type of reaction. and who would to a city council decision? >>> if you are watching the show right now with your laptop or tablet in hand -- >> we have video to go. >> no need to change the channel. just head to rightthisminute.com. >> there you will find an extra video for all you multi tke. click on best of watch. >> when you are done we'll see you right back here. >>> and still to come dad breaks some heartbreaking news to his son. >> here comes the tears. his face so sad. the dad is trying to console him. >> are you okay? >> find out what made this little boy burst into tears. >>> and this dude describes
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00am PST
people had a hazmat scare in red wood city. janine de la vega has more on what happened there, good morning. >> reporter: everything is quiet at this moble home park but last night there was all sorts of people needing help after being exposed to fumes. people inside a moble home park on bay road set off a bug fogger used to kill fleece. they did not -- flees. they did not leave the home and when firefighters came they were exposed as well. they were sheltered in place and were taking in hazardous vapor. they were able to stop the fogger but eight people were taken to the hospital for treatment, three residents, three firefighters and two ambulance workers and we are told the first responders are okay but we don't know the condition of the people who actually live at this moble home park and we put in a call to find out but they have not gotten back to us yet. i went on the website and it clearly said if you are going to use this type of fogger you have to leave your home and shut all the windows and doors and clearly that did not happen here. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 morni
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Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
into the city right now. we can show you 580 westbound and then also up in the pittsburgh antioch area, slow going there on highway 4 as you make your way towards concord. last but not least, 280 san jose and traffic is moving along pretty well. 6:07 here is steve. >>> cloudy skies, now last hour, there has been some light rain in mendocino and down to salina, it is cloudy and a few areas of fog. this system is considerably weaker than the one we have and it looks like we will pick it up later tonight into tomorrow and nothing close to the systems. still a lot of cloud cover and tonight into tomorrow morning. you can see it tries to pick things up but it will stay but we need the low to move in and that will not be until tonight. there is 5:00 and that might be a little overdone but the evening commute has a better opportunity for rain. the front will move through tomorrow morning and after that we'll see a pattern change. a little bit of rain up towards lake county and into mendocino, but right now it seems to be about clover dale and north, so far not in the north bay but if it
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Dec 3, 2012 7:00am PST
now the city is working on a long-term fix out here for this area, perhaps they will put in some sop find kind of -- some kind of a rack so they can catch a lot of the debris that tends to run down the creek when they get a heavy rain storm. this repair work will take several months. a new bridge will likely not be built until the spring. and mountain view drive that connects a lot of folks in the neighborhood to downtown la fayette will remain closed. so an inconvenience for people who live in the area. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right, alex. >>> 7:03. residents in napa still county still closely watching the napa river. but there's good news -- the river is expected to stay below flood stage. several roads cover a peach orchard and several other vineyards were flooded. >> deer park, silverado, pretty flooded, where the peachtrees are. >> reporter: and st. helena, recorded almost 4 inches of rain in just 24 hours. the flood warning for the russian river has been canceled. forecasters say it will not jump over the banks near guerneville. sonoma county opened an eme
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Dec 19, 2012 10:00pm PST
intended target. >> in richmond city leaders held a public meet to talk about repair plans for the chevron refinery. one of the issues raise homicide to do with the sort of material to be used to replace all of the damaged pipe. chevron has picked a product. some people stay a type of stainless steel pipe would be better to use. the city has the final say. one speaker called for someone to be responsible for the choice. >> should this city go forward and choose the wrong metal to replace this, can we ensure that someone goes to jail should another accident occur? >> the fire crippled the crude oil unit that chevron says provides 65% of the jet fuel to bay area airports and about 20% of gasoline to bay area pumps. >> we have a new twist in our investigation of the port of oakland and improper spending less than a week after the port announced the retirement of its director, james quan won't be leaving work there all together. how much he will continue to earn there. noelle. >> reporter: ktvu has learned starting next year james quan will continue to work with the port for a period o
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Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> classes resume today at san jose city college after the campus was shut down because of an alert about a possible armed intruder. >> i feel fine. i didn't feel nervous or anything. they handled it professionally. >> she hunkered down in her office for three hours last night while police searched. ktvu reported live from the scene, the drama started at 4:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon when someone reported seeing a gunman on campus. authorities sent a message to studentsp and staff stoo-- students and staff to stay inside. and then conducted a search but found no gunman. police began following up on leads it find out whether there was actually was an intruder. >> we took it very seriously as we do all calls that come in. but this call appeared to have credibility to it. >> police have undergone training and plan to hold more sessions in the future. >>> san francisco woman who was being held in connection with the death of her daughter has been released from jail. the girl was found laying on the sidewalk and died at the hospital. police arrested the mother, 46- year-old heidi heidelb
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Dec 13, 2012 10:00pm PST
out in the warm springs area in the city around 1:45 sending a big black thick plume into the air. amber lee is live, she learned how that fire started and just how extensive the damage is, amber. >> reporter: we want to show you where the three alarm fire started here at c & h enterprises but it's in the back part of the building where you see the charred wall above the roll up doorless. flames and heavy smoke billowed out from the building around 1:45 this afternoon. employees tell me the fire moved quickly. >> as soon as i got out here and i walk outside it happened so fast it was like incredible. just incredible. >> reporter: fire fighters say soon after they arrived the roof collapsed. luckily by this time all 60 employees and fire crew were outside. the fire started in the machine shop, that's where employees develop parts. >> they were doing some grinding on a special table that is meant to draw the dust down. >> because a lot of different combustible chemicals are used, a shell every -- a shelter in order was placed. >> any reports of anybody sickened by it. >> not that i'
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Dec 7, 2012 12:00pm PST
in nine bay area cities. this is between wells fargo over fair lending claims. right now, they are lining up at the hotel to find out if they qualify. >> we have more than 700 registered. and registration has reached capacity. we allow for additional 25% walk in traffic and encourage people who haven't registered to check the website to make sure they bring the right paper work so they are prepared. >> wells fargo is giving the $20,000 grants in alameda and contra costa counties, most effected by the mortgage crisis. it will be open again tomorrow 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. >>> republicans and democrats raided accusations over who is to blame for the fiscal cliff. john boehner and president obama and nancy pill low city blamed the republicans. >> we had a serious proposal based on president clinton's chief of staff. there is no counter offer from the white house. unstead, reports indicate that the president -- instead, the president has deliberately walked our economy right to the edge of fiscal cliff. >> he said democrats are slow walking the economy to the fiscal cliff, yet, this is
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Dec 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
particular part of the city. janine de la vega joins us live to explain where that is and exactly what police are doing right now. janine? >> reporter: tori, we just saw police and patrol cars here in the area. those investigators are tracking down leads. they are trying to find the people who are burglarizing homes and cars in this green leaf neighborhood off east dunn avenue. many of the people who live in these homes behind nordstrom elementary school are in the holiday spirit, but there's been some grinches stealing that way away from homeowners. a week ago, someone broke into this woman's home. >> it was disturbing coming in knowing that they had been in. that's why i have not slept good. >> reporter: thieves took electronics and valuables. then her neighbor's car was i had. police say there have been 23 burglaries in the area. 15 cars have been broken into. in some instance, the windows have been smashed. >> some are knocking on the front door to see if anybody is home and they will go around looking for doors and windows left unlocked. >> reporter: police say they different -- t
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Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >>> three homicides in the span of two hours. the violence comes three hours after the city plans a new plan. noelle walker has what one person says about the new plan. >> reporter: some here in oakland are wondering what one man can do here. three overnight homicides on the streets of east oakland, one of the city's toughest areas it happened in the span of just three hours. crime scene technicians were still gathering evidence this afternoon across the street from abdellaoui. >> we hear things happening in oakland but usually on international avenue or other places. >> reporter: it's not the only city to hire this man to help fight crime. brad bradley is the former police chief that brought down crime in new york and los angeles. >> you can't say that's a bad choice. let's hope he's a good fit. >> reporter: burress is a long time outspoken critic of the oakland police department. >> surprising that the city has retained bill bratton at this stage in light of the fact that we're in the process of seeking to obtain a compliance director that would have substantial responsibilities. >> r
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Dec 10, 2012 7:00am PST
city. that traffic is going to be a little bit slow now as you head south. let's go to steve. >>> a very good morning. a little breeze. that's an offshore wind. downtown oakland is 59 -- excuse me. downtown oakland is 60. the airport is 59. there's some areas up in mendocino county, lake county. for some it's mild to warm. for others, cold and patchy. >>> today, sunshine -- >> today, sunshine, lane comes in late, late tus -- late late tuesday, early wednesday. it won't be a lot of rain. nothing like we had a week ago. that's for sure. the cold air is on its way. today, cool, clear, patchy fog. cold to warm. sunny, mild to warm, breezy to windy. some of the higher elevations. a nice weekend and gives way to a nice monday and most, i think about half of tuesday. it's a dry pattern until wednesday and maybe even some low snow levels by the way as we get toward wednesday night. fair field, 30s, santa rosa. oakland, 59 at the airport. dipping below 50 at hayward. oakland/berkeley coming 0 the hills, it's a wind. the gulf alaska is coming into the picture it will be coming right at us. be
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Dec 25, 2012 5:00am PST
hear me? >> city council say the emergency office came out to figure out how to temporarily fix the levee. the emergency work should hold up and permanent solution will not happen until next year. reporting live from east palo alto ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and we have the other concern, the soil is saturated from all of the rain we received and today's rain may be too much to handle. amelia there are tosses of trees and this one fell over and the dam may spillover causing more mudslides. >>> in parts of pinehurst road, the area was blocked by a mudslide. crews spend the day cleaning up the roadway from the mud that was pushed onto the road. >>> dangerous tornadoes in the southeastern part of the united states. it is in the forecast from east texas to north florida. vain expected throughout oklahoma anarch saw and blizzard warning is also warned in kentucky. you can receive weather alerts by signing up for mobile ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> two people were arrested after their church service was interrupted by gunfire. it happened on 82nd avenue. a 17-year-old and 40-yea
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Dec 3, 2012 5:00am PST
. san francisco city officials tell us they are ready to perform marriages as soon as tomorrow. >> we will be ready with volunteers that we already have in place and volunteers who are being trained today. we'll have a one-stop shop for anyone who wants to get married. >> reporter: and we are waiting for word from the court. we'll bring it for you here on channel 2. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> last night president obama congratulates zone people honored for -- seven people honored for their lifetime culture. among the honorees ballerina natal yeah. david letterman. dust tin hoff man. and the surviving members of led zeppelin. >>> time now 5:14. let's check in with tara. >> we have that big accident in livermore that looks like that scene has been moved over to the shoulder. eastbound traffic should be flowing okay on 580. allie rasmus will have an update on the high speed chp pursuit. now let's head outside. we can take a live look at sf. this is 101. you can see there are no delays on the left hand side there as you make your way toward
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Dec 17, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >> reporter: in the city of monroe, a middle school is going to serve as the temporary home for sandy hook elementary school when those kids go back to class. >> i think it's great for the kids. they need to go somewhere. this is close for them. it's great. >> reporter: every school in now town was closed today. but all district staff met at the high school to strategize their approach tomorrow when students come back. back here live, it is unclear when the students from sandy hook will return to class. live in sandy hook, john sasaki, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> the victims of the mass shooting were remembered on the peninsula tonight. heather holmes live in burlingame. that's where hundreds attended. >> reporter: she lives here now. while this small community is now her home, she wept for those back at her hometown, just as hundreds of others did when they came to this church tonight. >> charlotte bacon, age 6. >> reporter: newtown's tragedy became burlingame's sorrow, as the names and ages of all of those killed were read allowed. each followed by the ringing of a single bell,
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Dec 28, 2012 5:00am PST
unclear. meantime on the other side of the city oakland police are piecing together a shooting that left two people dead. the gunfire in that case broke out at the 800 block of immediate. police are not releasing much information on the victims or what may have led up to that shooting. we do know before the latest killings oakland's homicide count stood at 127. that is already a five-year high. and now you are adding three more killings. two people shot to death. one person stabbed. here at this apartment complex. and a lot of work for oakland homicide investigators to do this morning. we'll be working to get information from them throughout the morning and bring it to you. for now live in oakland alex savidge. >>> the search is on for whoever shot and critically wounded a minnesota at a bart station. that man was shot at 6:50 last night. he was taken to john mere hospital with life threatening injuries. few hours later bart trains were held at the concord station because of a report of a man with a gun. the police activity did cause delays in both directions. the reports were not r
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Dec 19, 2012 5:00am PST
toll plaza. we also look at the torch plaza and look at the traffic coming into the city. christmas is less than a week away. we will see people take time off that will make it easier for those that have continue to work. if you are driving in san jose, northbound 280 is off to a nice start. let's go to steve. >>> freeze warning out to the north bay. there is 20s livermore east livermore 24 degrees 3720s up in santa cruz mountains. so it's not just near 30. there are some that will be colder than that. fairfield 27 already. santa rosa 29. livermore right there at the airport. but not far away. it's about five degrees cooler. concord 39. 34 redwood city. moffett that is right on the bay there. that is cool for them. 35 up in oakland. 34 sacramento. redding 26. national weather service a little concerned some of that cold air could get trapped. some of you head up five be advised some of that cold air could get trapped there could be very low snow levels starting tomorrow. up on the north coast we could get a few high clouds later on. it's sunny and very chilly today. cold morning here b
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Dec 6, 2012 7:00am PST
-- and was struck. his identify city not being released until his next of skin notified. police are looking for anyone who saw anything. police say it's disappointing that the driver acted so callous. >> it's sad that we have to -- you know, you have to obey the laws when you cross the street. obey the laws. >> reporter: we don't know if. victim was jaywalking or -- we don't know if the victim was jaywalking or was on the sidewalk. the speed limit on the road here is 40 miles an hour. we're waiting for a call back from police to see if they can tell us how fast the suspect vehicle was going. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:05. well, the chp will give us new details about the suspects arrested in connection with robberies at the carquinez bridge tollbooths. ktvu news broke this story back in february. at least two toll takers have been robbed on the bridge. the chp said they will announce more information later today. >>> this the rain is finally -- has finally cleared out of the bay area. there's still a lot of cleanup to do including in l
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Dec 31, 2012 4:30am PST
studying to become a police officer before the crash. >>> new this morning some san rafael city employees are being paid to car pool or take mass transit. starting tomorrow the city of san rafael will pay almost 370 employees to find eco friendly ways to get to new york. employees who use mass transit will get a $20 clipper card. workers whores or buy an electric card will get a $100 sty fan. >>> people say now is the time to buy. tomorrow california's sales tax will go up one quarter percent statewide. it will increase to 7.5%. it may be small in comparison but some shoppers figure they will save a few extra dollars while they can. >> with the tax hikes and what have it, it will be more expensive. so why not save now? [ laughter ] >> the increase will last for four years but the good news the silver lining for consumers the sales increase does not apply to gas. >>> 4:37. let's get you out the door. let's two to tara. how does it look? >> it's looking pretty good. you used your trick with the credit card. that's my trick. cigarette work -- it works. >> it does. let's take a live look at y
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Dec 20, 2012 4:30am PST
was aimed at reducing gun violence in the city's bay view district. blakely is one of two teens who died last weekend. the mayor called the deaths horrible and they talked about how to reduce the violence. there have been 60 homicides compared to 50 this time last year. vice-president joseph biden will meet with leaders across the country to get input on how to reduce gun violence. president barack obama will head a task force to prevent the kind of mass shooting that took the lives of 26 people in newtown connecticut. he wants to set up proposals for a task force in january. coming up at 4:42 we will go live in newtown connecticut and we will hear about a special tribute and how the gunman's mother spent her last days. >>> the state public utility commission will find out how they will pay to get hundreds. they are looking to get upgrades after the deadly explosion and fire. pg&e should have been maintaining those pipes and a judge agreed and asked to pay 50% of the costs and they must approve that idea. >>> a new audit of the parking system showed it held on to 3 $16,000 it should
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Dec 5, 2012 12:00pm PST
heading into the city, traffic is moving nicely. a 3-car are accident caused some major accidents. >> major injury accident causing massive delays into main county and now it is -- into marin county. >> reporter: that was after 8:00. that was a car traveling southbound and crashed into two cars headed in the opposite direction. chp said no major injuries reported in the accident. traffic was literally at a stand still. northbound traffic was stopped completely and southbound traffic was stopped intermittently while they stopped the accident. >> they were not moving anywhere. and they were running out of gas or their batteries died and we were headed towards the accident. traffic was at a crawl. they had to make changes to the work day or where they were going and they were running very late. >> i am like 30, 40 minutes late. >> i think every time, it is starting to be rainy, it is crazy, every time. >> it will slow us down. but it will not stop us. >> we are out this the city selling wine, so. we will see what happens. >> i am in a pickle because i have a 10:00 a.m. important call
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Dec 20, 2012 10:00pm PST
out of the way of a speeding vehicle. it happened at 10:00 tonight at the city's twin looking points. four people werewalking when a driver came speeding down the road near that look out point. several people had to jump out of the k rail to get away. two of them had to be taken to the hospital, two of them possibly in critical condition. a witness on the scene told ktvu four people were detained. he said he saw four people in handcuffs while a fourth was injured. we will bring you a live update just as soon as we can get more information. >>> now to solano county where a hit-and-run driver killed a man and his dog today. we're going to eric rasmussen who has the story. >> reporter: one neighbor told me she saw the tire tracks but saw no man and no suspect. >> they were going too far for the neighborhood. left him for dead, did not stop. >> reporter: kevin bowl was walking his own dogs when he got the word. his long time friend and neighbor thomas had been hit at the intersection of sutter and 11th street. the man was on his regular walk with his dog corgie. >> i seen all the blood o
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Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
southeast of new york city. the population is 27,600. president obama made an announcement today. here is more of what the president had to say. >> we've endured too many of these tragedies. each time i learn the news i react not as a president but as anybody else would. as a parent. and that was especially true today. i know there's not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful little kids between the ages of five and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them, birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. among the fallen were also teachers, men and women who devoted their lives helping their children fulfill their dreams so our hearts are broken today for the parents and grandparents, sisters and brothers of these little children. and for the families of the adults who were lost. our hearts are broken for the parents of the survivors as well. for as blessed as they are to have their children home tonight they know that their children's innocence has been torn away from
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Dec 20, 2012 5:00am PST
to a report of a gunman on the campus of san jose city college. it prompted the campus to be locked down for hours. the caller said a strange-year- old came up to him -- stranger came up to him on the sidewalk and said he had seen a strange man and they searched the building and they said the caller did the right thing by reporting the incident. >>> they want to catch whoever fired shots on highway 85 in cupertino. it all happened yesterday afternoon about 12:30 in the southbound lanes on stevens creek boulevard. the recruiter was driving an unmarked car which was hit several times but the recruiter marine was not himself hit. >> they are trying to get an angle of some of these bullet holes and we will try to match it up with evidence and what they find. >> they do not believe the marine was targeted because he was wearing a jacket over his uniform and the car was unmarked. >>> they will be testifying before congress and hearings investigating the deadly attack on benghazi in libya. it comes two days after they issued a report blaming management failures for grossly inadequate secur
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Dec 19, 2012 7:00am PST
. that's at the airport but it's closer to town. fairfield, 27. concord, livermore, 30. redwood city, 23. i've seen 29 palo alto. a lot of 30s around mill valley and san rafael. by san jose, there's some 20s in the santa cruz mountains. 27 in ukiah. look what's har happening. here is the -- look that's happening -- look what's happening -- here's the leading edge. by grants pass, oregon, they have a winter storm warning out already. 3 to 7 inches. it's still a little early. high clouds to the north. chilly, chilly high temperatures. 40s or very low 50s unless you are by the bay and along the coast. extended outlook has okay today, clouds roll in thursday. rain looks more likely on friday morning and then steady rain looks like moderate to heavy rain. >>> breaking news. we're learning former solicitor and supreme court nominee robert bork has passed away from heart disease this morning. he was nominated to the supreme court by ronald reagan, only to be rejected by the senate after a contentious debate. he was a yale law professor to taught bill linton and hillary clinton. he was 84. >>> n
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Dec 5, 2012 7:00am PST
have been released on which branches will be impacted. but citi says the changes will help save money this year and more in 2013. >>> president obama is expected to announce his nominees for secretary of defense and secretary of state. that's according to white house sources. reportedly, former republican senator, chuck hagel is on the short list for secretary of defense to replace leon panetta who is stepping down. another top contender, john kerry. but the president is also considering to replace hillary clinton with john considerry. susan rice for the united nations, she is still facing opposition because of statements she made about the libyan attack. >>> president obama is meeting with two different groups today. both have concerns about the fiscal cliff crisis. he will lead with the ceos of business leaders and then later, he will meet with native- american tribal leaders. the one issue where he's refusing to budge in fiscal cliff issues. >>> the voters passed prop 30, which raises taxes on people who earn more than $250,000 a year. it also increases the sales tax. well, the ucl
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Dec 21, 2012 6:00am PST
freeway that commute has not been really thick. if you are driving down to union city or fremont traffic looks good. speaking of nu ark let's go -- speaking of newark let's go live to news chopper 2. air jordans come out today. police and security there to make sure things stay peaceful. they will be there for another few hours before they can actually buy the shoes. let's go to rosemary. >>> good morning, to you. giving you a live look at what is happening out there. a little tough to tell but we have a little rain in some areas. not in oakland just yet. still mostly cloudy. a very steady run. it's all the way down to right near the golden gate. south of that we are still dealing with dry conditions. it's snow shifting into the central by by 9:00. by noontime scattered showers but very wide spread. this will be the case all of friday. if you have evening plans maybe a holiday party, bring the umbrella you will need it. morning temperatures not bad at all. 40s outside your door. mid to upper 40s in fairfield. for the afternoon mid to upper 50s in the forecast. with breaks in the rain for
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Dec 21, 2012 5:00am PST
. novato seeing pretty good rain over the city. near redwood boulevard. you are going to find this. over the sierra pretty much dry. we have a snow level above 3,000 feet later today. and a winter storm warning starting this morning and lasting the entire weekend. which means if you are traveling this way be prepared for that. keep a full tank of gas always a good idea. this parent system will sit out here for the entire wicked and continue to end us rounds of rain. we are seeing gusty conditions. anywhere from 10-20 miles an hour. gusts stronger than that over the hills. there is a wind advisory for the peninsula and san francisco through 10:00 a.m.. here's a look at your extended forecast numbers this morning because of the clouds not as cool. i'm going to show you those numbers coming up. afternoon highs will remain cool. we will remain off and on through the rain. >> we won't be able to put the umbrella down. >> no. >>> it looks like it's back to plan a. what happens now after house speaker john boehner is forced to cancel a vote on his fiscal cliff plan b. >>> why a former mar
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Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
also seen improvements and growth is filling into cities like san francisco san mateo and marin counties. >>> let's turn to tara moriarty, because she is following an accident in the east bay, tara? >>> that's right, the rain is taking a toll on the commute and cars are so slippery they are slipping all over the place. if we take a look at our maps, we can zoom in on the area at lead san county lane and it causing some congestion in the opposite of the commute. you can see traffic is flowing pretty well and we had expected those metering lights to be going on and you are in luck because a lot of people have the day off. we can see 280 traffic in san jose is flowing nicely in both directions, here is mark. >>> we are looking out towards san francisco with some clouds testimony right now on live storm tracker you can't see the coverage and it looks like the bulk of the activity am focused on the southern parts of the region but in parts of the north bay. it is beginning to weaken must in parts, we'll move to maps and show you activities you can't see here and this is moving rapidl
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Dec 12, 2012 7:00am PST
peninsula heading to the airport. if you are driving down the peninsula to redwood city, it's a nice drive. across the bay, we have slow traffic from 238 on down and in the santa clara valley we've had slow traffic and the 85 already. 7:07. let's go to -- let's go to steve. >>> this is a colder pattern. this may last a while. 7, 10, 15 day -- 15 days. there's a pattern with stronger systems coming in. christmas week could be kind of rainy and snowy as well. i almost had to choke there for a second. i'm okay now. coming down from cape mendocino there could be some snow. we need that because the snow level was way too high. but that's changing. there's not a lot of life with the system. heard from steve bridges up in the keys, 2 inches at lake level. it will be more of a powdery. you can see some scattered showers around, nothing widespread or anything. just kind of -- there was some towards orinda, san rafael, berkeley, emeryville, san mateo, redwood city, heading over towards the hayward side. also along highway 1 towards woodside, skyline, 84. san gregoireia and then towards th
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Dec 15, 2012 10:00pm PST
to help them with the investigation. >>> the cities of oakland and san francisco had their largest ever gun buy-backs today. in oakland, people turned in 300 guns. that included a machine gun and military-style assault rifle. organizers had to reschedule 80 waiting cars because it got dark. in san francisco, they ran out of cash after buying back 125 guns. noel walker tells us many had the recent events in connecticut on their minds when they handed over the firearms. >> reporter: guns on every corner and in every trunk. and no one got arrested for it. in fact, they got cash. >> cold hard cash. >> what did you turn in to get that? >> my mother's .22 pistol. >> reporter: in a first of its kind gun buy-back, oakland and san francisco police department paired with youth uprising and a private donor to offer cash for guns. no names, no questions asked, just $200 a gun. >> thank you very much. >> what inspired me is the incident that took place in connecticut as well as my own son was murdered. i just want to help out. >> reporter: the mass shooting in newtown, connecticut, happened les
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Dec 2, 2012 11:00pm PST
. then in 1981, the 49ers, they didn't stop until they had won the city of san francisco's first world championship. >> to win it all, it means a difference. and to our society if you come in second that it is not that good, you know. it might be years later, but it's at that moment that you're the loser if you lose that game. and we managed to win those games all the way on through. >> reporter: now, three times under walsh, they won the ultimate game. from the catch, joe montana to dwight clark to the nearly perfect season of 1984 to walsh's final super bowl championship, and his team executed the routine along with the spectaculars. they earn maybe the greatest reputation in any endeavor. a group that you just can't ever count out. >> that's the thing that they had a unique ability. when they got tight and close, we didn't do things that we were pulling from the new stuff that we were just playing for them. we went right back to the fundamental of offense. that's why we had so much success in that time. >> bill walsh is the one guy in my life that believed in me when i didn't
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Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm PST
another place to operate. the city says the university needs that space to begin construction on part of sprawl plaza. >> if they can't be here it would be nice to see them at another location around here. >> no word yet on where they plan to relocate. the sherriff's department announced the results of a drunk driving crack down over the weekend. 60 people were arrested during a two day operation. this is a decrease from 78 during last year. the arrests happened in san jose where police arrested 14 people just on saturday alone. >>> in the south bay a non- profit had a mass food give away but says a shortage of toys could be a sad holiday for those in need. ktvu's robert handa is live with how much more they are hoping for. robert? >> reporter: tough for all charities. the bulls will play the thunder here tonight, but first before the game the teams are hosting a toys for tots drive, one of many charity efforts going on to help those who need help during the holidays. >> reporter: there are so many people lining up for a holiday meal package, it will take several days for everyone to get
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Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm PST
officials are learning thesh -- are alerting the public about an outbreak of meningitis in new york city. a dozen cases have been confirmed in gay men over the past year. three in the past six weeks. no cases have been reported in san francisco. experts recommend men who are at risk of becoming infected to be vaccinated against the disease. >>> there's new information this noontime about a homicide in pleasant hill. detectives from the contra costa sheriff's department have arrested 38-year-old james riley. they say he and the victim, 47- year-old jerald nagle, were fighting at a homeless encampment before nagle was killed. his body was found around 9:00 p.m. at the offramp of 680 and concord avenue. an autopsy is set for later today. reilly is being held on $1 million bail. >>> and an update on a story we've been following since yesterday morning. berkeley police have identified a woman killed tuesday night while riding her bike. 50-year-old pamela mullin was shot next to longfellow middle school on sacramento street. it's unclear if she was targeted. so far no arrests have been made. >
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Dec 28, 2012 12:00pm PST
today with a deadly morning in oakland, hours after the city announced a plan to make streets safer. >>> within a two hour timeframe this morning two people were shot and killed and a third person stabbed to death. ktvu's alex savage is live with more. >> reporter: after the homicides it is 530, 5 of them justified from carding to the department, still more than last year and so far no arrests have been made. >>> the coroner carries the body of a woman out of this apartment this morning, found stabed to death inside one of the units here on walnut street. a neighbor called 911 around 2:30 this morning. an officer showed up to find the woman with several stab wounds. >> just a bunch of arguing and you know -- which is common, which is common, it is always arguing going on here you know. i didn't think nothing of it. >> andre perkins lives downstairs and told me he heard a loud argument early this morning then woke up to find a crime scene outside his door. >> it is tragedy. you know what i am saying? it is sad, real sad and any loss of life is bad, but, you know, taking a lady's life
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Dec 26, 2012 10:00pm PST
roadway, forcing the closure of portions of the southbound lanes. a spokesperson with the city's department of public works says there is no estimate yet on when the lanes will reopen. >>> across the bay in oakland. this is what one resident woke up to find. her neighbor's tree burying her car. >> on highway 4, near the pittsburg/antioch border, one lane was shout down. the potholes will almost a foot deep and the roads were reopened a couple of hours later. >> kind of dry today, but a lot of rain over the last couple of days. >> there's snow in the mountains. plenty of rain around here. let take a look at the numbers. this is after last night's rain. santa rosa, 22.34 inches. that's 174% of average for santa rosa. 154 in san francisco, and 152% in san jose. do you remember last year at this time? we were at about 35 to 40% of rainfall average. okay, so how does it plan out here in the next few days? another weather system is headed our way. that's what i'm going to talk about at 10:20 when i come back. the latest computer model teed up and ready to go. we'll talk about how much
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Dec 2, 2012 5:00pm PST
: napa city officials expect the napa river in downtown to crest within the hour. it was thought the napa river downtown might exceed flood state but it will fall smart of the mark. -- fall short of the mark but it did see areas of flooding. >> this is the pope street bridge. a historic spot and a spot for locals to watch the rain swollen napa river. >> i think it will flow out nicely and we will be fine by this afternoon. >> reporter: confident it wouldn't happen today but a few miles north the napa river did. >> flooded. pretty flooded coming down deer park, where the peach trees trees are. >> reporter: the napa river crept into vineyards as well. deer park road was partially blocked. up two miles the lane was closed. most drivers turned away, some did not. >> it looks like we got off easy. i mean, we have flooded vineyards and things like that. >> reporter: these area iztypically flood. -- areas typically flood. the risk of flooding had passed. >> that is due in part to the fact the rain stopped. had it continued to dump several inches we might be looking at more of a problem. >>
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Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
stores for police officers to distribute to families. >>> later this morning, the city of san francisco has a suggestion for families looking for something to do after opening presents. some popular destinations are open. the bow tan call gardens features more than 8,000 plants and flowers and you can went a boat at stow lake. >>> president obama is's. he may avoid -- president obama is in hawaii. he may come home early to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. >>> a plan includes proposed projects to attract state i havers -- visitors. >>> 7:23. moving along in the day right now, tara, you know we talked about going to the golden gate park today. there is another gift that people should know about. >> there is a perk. free parking. >> yay! >> in san francisco today. yeah, free metered parking everywhere along a -- including along the embarcadero and fisherman's wharf. no street sweeping unless that sign says seven days a week of the including holidays. that's the good news -- a week, including holidays. that's the good news. you can see traffic is moving well along all directions.
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